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London Opportunities

UK Opportunities

Staff Positions

Join a dynamic, energetic non-profit organisation dedicated to conservation and sustainable development and make a lasting contribution!

Our London headquarters is a fun and friendly place made up of a small team of committed people working hard to ensure that Frontier achieves its mandate to the fullest.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Interested?

Operations Manager

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Full time, £15,000/ annum

This is a unique opportunity to assist in the management and development of the Operations department for an international not-for-profit research organisation based in London.  With projects and placements in over 50 countries, Frontier is conducting vital projects around the world in environmental research, ecosystem services, sustainable livelihoods and community development.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to assist in the operation, science/research and administration of overseas conservation, teaching & community projects and expeditions and country HQ’s including staff, field resources and communications.

The individual will assist in the supervision of all field staff activities and communicating effectively with overseas projects and country HQs, monitor and evaluate general project activities & logistics and to assist in the development and management of all donor funded and contract-based projects.

The successful candidate should have a degree in a relevant subject, experience of working overseas on development/conservation projects, managing volunteers and staff and have excellent leadership and communication skills.

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and a cover letter detailing why you think you would be an ideal candidate for the position to staff@frontier.ac.uk.

Deadline: Friday 13 July 2012


Project Supervisor, Research & Development; Frontier Marine or Terrestrial Conservation Projects

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Marine Conservation Projects

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Terrestrial Conservation Projects

Part time, value of contract £2,000 / annum

This is a unique opportunity to assist in the management and development of the Research Department for an international not-for-profit research organisation based in London.  With projects and placements in over 50 countries, Frontier is conducting vital projects around the world in environmental research, ecosystem services, sustainable livelihoods and community development.

We are looking for experiences and enthusiastic individuals to supervise the science and research aspect of Frontier’s marine or terrestrial field projects, including project and scientific reporting, statistical analysis, GIS mapping and publications. Responsibilities will include the development of proposals for project funding, to assist with the supervision and direction of Research & Development Interns and assist in and monitor, evaluate and develop project research activities.

The successful individual will be educated to PhD or post doctoral level in biological science or environmental discipline, have experience of directing and supervising a team of biodiversity and conservation field staff and successful fund-raising  through donor agencies and proposal development.

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and a cover letter detailing why you think you would be an ideal candidate for the position to staff@frontier.ac.uk.

Deadline: Friday 13 July 2012


Gap Year Travel Sales Consultant

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We are looking for a sales orientated target driven ‘people person’ with an outgoing personality to take forward our volunteer operation in both our London Headquarters and American Office, California. The successful candidate will coordinate sales and recruitment of all research and gap year participants.

Main responsibilities will include:

Apply now for London and California positions. Position to start immediately: How do I Apply?


Student Representatives

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Are you an undergraduate or postgraduate? We're looking for personable and enthusiastic candidates to represent Frontier at our many events around the world. We need self motivated student reps to help organise venues, create interest and generate awareness of talks and presentations at universities across the globe. You would be co-ordinating term time promotions and liaising with relevant academics at your university.

Recruiting for positions throughout 2011 and 2012: How do I Apply?


Internships

Complete an internship and receive a subsidised 10-week placement on one of Frontier's Group Projects (excluding visas, insurance, dive training and flights)!

We welcome volunteers to help out at the London HQ throughout the year with Research & Development, UK & Overseas Operations, and Events & Marketing. Internships are a great opportunity to see how a conservation organisation works, gain some useful skills and work experience. Internships are non-salaried positions, but include travel expenses*. Positions last for 6 months, 4 days a week.
*Restrictions apply



Interested?

Research & Development Intern

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To gain experience in the development of tropical research programmes, the identification of funding and work opportunities, co-ordination of proposal submission, and development of sponsorship and promotional activities.

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Overseas Operations Intern

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To gain experience in the operation and administration of overseas conservation projects, providing assistance and support to the Overseas Operations team.

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Project Coordinator Intern

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To gain experience in the operation and administration of overseas conservation projects, providing assistance and support to the UK Operations team.

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Events & Marketing Intern

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To gain experience in event co-ordination and the marketing and public relations activities of Frontier, to raise awareness, promote expeditions, and recruit volunteers.

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Online Journalism Intern

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To assist the Online Marketing Team with Frontier’s online editorial output incorporating website copy as well as social media activity. The role will also include some basic Press Officer duties.

Apply now: How do I Apply?